The Department of English Philology and Foreign Language Teaching Methods was founded in October 2022 on the basis of The Department of English Philology, one of the oldest departments at the University which has existed since Kharkiv Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages was established in 1930, and the Department of Foreign Language Teaching Methods and Practice.
The main objective of training at the Department is education that combines fundamental theoretical knowledge and modern professional practices of international communication oriented to new socio-economic conditions of development in our country. The syllabi are based on the fundamental disciplines which, combined with comprehensive practical training, make it possible to train a highly qualified professional.
Today, the faculty of the Department consists of 35 members: 5 full professors, 5 doctors of Philology, 18 associate professors, 18 PhDs, 1 doctorate and 2 post-graduate students. The Department provides postgraduate programs where postgraduate and degree-seeking students continue their studies. The topics for research covered at the Department are theoretical problems of functional and communicative stylistics, cognitive linguistics, discourse analysis, non-verbal aspects of communication; study of linguistic folklore studies etc.
The Head of the Department is PhD in Philology, Associate Professor Моrozova Iryna.
The Department conducts a large amount of work on the development of conceptual approaches to the study of foreign language as the first and the second languages (full-time and part-time) for a student with further approbation in the learning process as well as the development of methods of theoretical and practical training of teachers, lectirers and translators.
The Faculty is constantly working on improvement of teaching and methodical work, developing and improving programs, supportive notes and presentations for lectures, materials and tasks for students’ self-study, methodological recommendations for them, tests, examination materials and papers, clear criteria for assessing students' knowledge, electronic versions of textbooks, programs for teaching internship, lecturing internship and graduate research assistantships.
The main duties of the Department of English Philology and Foreign Language Teaching Methods are:
conduct of scientific research and the implementation in practical activities of future teachers and language experts in methods and didactics of higher school, basis of forming professional communication skills of teachers;
Address: room 7-78, 4, Svobody Sq., Kharkiv, 61022
Phone: (057) 707-55-04